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. they didn't even work. they weren't even installed yet. >> do you feel this is a failure of president obama, of secretary of state clenton? clinton? do you asigh blame specifically? that administration. in tell us who is the object of your wrath? >> i don't want to it accuse anybody. i do have my suspicions and i do think that i know -- in fact, i know what happened pretty much. i just want somebody to admit it and i don't want them to do this to anybody else mostly. i want our people to be safe when they go to these places that are very, very dangerous they he should have the protection that is necessary to keep them alive. and to do their job. and that hasn't happened. and i'm afraid the people that -- sean is gone but there is others that come after him. i want them to be safe. and that can't be safe if it the same people are in charge. >> geraldo: i have to leave you there. thank you so much for coming on. i really appreciate it. >> you're welcome. >> geraldo: and benghazigate goes from simmer to boil we will hear from congress, former not bad. this tree has deep roots, strong limbs...
close relationship here, and barack obama doesn't have to be too reticent in pushing the united states interest when it comes to the cartels and when it comes to the border. >> eleanor. >> i wouldn't call a great relationship where we export all this goods to them, them being dependent on us. i think this new mexican president comes in with a pretty strong hand. the growth in mexico is twice where it is in this country. they discovered some oil in mexico, and i think he's made a decision that he doesn't want to outsource the drug fighting to u.s. police and border guards, that he wants to take over that. it wasn't working under the previous president who had thousands of people who were killed so let's see if his new approach works. the point is, the u.s. isn't the only game for mexico. they're doing lots of business in china and korea. they stand to gain if this immigration policy is reformed, and the president needs him because of the concern but i think the mexicans are in a pretty strong position. >> they have huge amounts of natural gas and huge a little do a geo bio, a brief one
. commencement time. and right now president obama is delivering the speech -- commencement speech at ohio state. 10,000 students there will get their diplomas today. the president will do two more commencement speeches later this month. one at the u.s. naval academy and one at morehouse college in atlanta. >>> as more information trickles out about the boston marathon bombing, a friend of dzhokhar tsarnaev is accused of lying to investigators after the attack, he's facing a detention hearing tomorrow. hello, david. >> reporter: hi, shannon. lawyers for that 19-year-old american who has been accused of lying to investigators about injuring the dorm room of dzhokhar tsarnaev say tomorrow they are going to seek bail. the attorneys for robel phillipos have filed a brief this weekend pointing out he has never been arrested until now and that he was born and raised in the city of boston where he has an extensive family. they also say he is not charged with having knowledge of the bombing or with helping suspects. in this motion filed again this weekend, phillipos' lawyers said he had taken a leave of
the defense policy drops to zero. here is barack obama almost four years in his presidency, not just making an off the cuff remark but one that essentially committed the credibility of his administration and the united states. he didn't follow through on it. i just appalled by it. >> eric: ambassador bolton, we'll see what happens as they consider what they are going to do. thank you very much for joining us. thank you, eric. >> jamie: following new developments in the boston bombing investigation. lawyers for one of the minimum accused of visiting the dorm room of bombing suspect dzhokar tsarnaev and then lying to investigators. he is how asking a federal judge to let him out of jail on bail. david lee miller in boston's copley square. david, there is more to reported isn't there? >> reporter: indeed, there is. tomorrow is when this expedited bail hearing is supposed to take place 19-year-old. he is accused of making false statements to investigators. he is charged with lying to investigators not once, not twice but three times only doing a fourth interview that he detailed what he knew ab
a matter of what president obama is doing. you're seeing secretary of state kerry this week heading to russia and to that area where he'll hold talks. and try to work on this idea of an international coalition that leaves syrian president isolated against people who want to see him leave power and who are supporting the rebels. so there are conversations going on on a number of fronts. and it's not just a matter of what president obama is going to do. >> complex calculus for doubt as you bring up. steve, tomorrow speaking of secretary of state john kerry, he's heading to russia. syria's most powerful ally at the moment. and it's been somewhat of a chilling relationship with russia and the united states in recent years. what can reverse this? what is it that russia would need to get? >> there is nothing right now in russia's self interests or at least? vladimir putin's self interests that would lead him to change his position. the best the united states is hoping for is neutrality from russia. they won't actively support assad or actively oppose a u.s. led military action. >> i want
lady of the united states michelle obama says every american has an obligation to let kids facing violence in cities like chicago know that they are not forgotten. she made her comments in an interview with "cbs this morning." mrs. obama says children in her hometown fear what could happen to them every single day. >> how every day they wake up and wonder what they're going to make it to school alive. i mean, every single kid worries about their own death or the death of someone every single day. >> they told you that? >> yes. we have millions of kids living in these kind of circumstances, and we as a nation have to embrace these kids. >> so in 2012, homicides declined nationally, but that wasn't the case in chicago. 506 people were murdered there last year. that's up from 433 in 2011. chicago police are quick to point out to us that the rate is down significantly so far this year in 2013. they say it's down 43%. still, there is a lot of work to be done. especially when you're coming from over 500%. >>> my next guests have two very different ideas on how to drop the number even mo
happened during the attack on the consulate and apparently the obama administration is concerning their views don't support the so-called official account of events. former justice official of the house intelligence committee victoria y it's a violation of law. she represents one of the state department employees. >> my client is being so compliant with the law. here is the state department was trying to ignore this until you beat up on this. they were obstructing justice. >>dam housley has learned from an unnamed special operator who watched the events that took place in bghazi that the official account may be wrong, perhaps terribly weakening. they say the united states had mitary assets in position to act and respond to save at least two of the lives that were lost in that attack. we take you a of that up tonight with former c.i.a. operative michael sawyer who led the bin laden unit and thomas mcnerney and congressman robert lotta on the losing war on tracking and the crush the keystone pipeline. someone inside the obama white house is issuing threats and intimidating employees
to help decrease after obama went right to work. it is not saying that right to work was a factor. it is just, larger global force year, and the reason that companies choose to locate in the state is based on the education levels of workers, based on the quality of infrastructure. goods and services and from. also, demand for the product. that is really what is it the court here. that creates demand which is what we need new economy right now. john: thank you. we agree disagree. up next, personal freedom. out of the state's compare? that's next. ♪ ♪ hey everybody, hi mom... streaming live with a tour of my new place... knowing you can still reach out. ... and now you've seen it. that's powerful. verizon. get mom a lucid 2 by lg for free. you are gonna need a wingman. and with my cash back, you are money. forget him. my airline miles will take your game worldwide. what i'm really looking for is -- i got two words for you -- re-wards. ♪ there's got to be better cards than this. [ male announcer ] there's a better way with compare hundreds of cards from all th
, the kind of employment the right to work is supposed to help decrease after obama went right to work. it is not saying that right to work was a factor. it is just, larger global force year, and the reason that companies choose to locate in the state is based on the education levels of workers, based on the quality of infrastructure. goods and services to and from. also, demand for the product. that is really what is it the court here. that creates demand which is what we need new economy right now. john: thank you. we agree disagree. up next, personal freedom. out of the state's compare? that's next. ♪ they say i'm a bad kid. or a charity case. a trouble maker. worthless. there are more than 3 million children in america's child protection and justice systems. kids who have been abused, neglected, traumatized. kids who act out. the worst cases you can imagine. they say i'm messed up. a drain on society. just a stupid mistake. for their safety and others, some of these children have to be removed from their homes. separated from their families. their at the mercy of an overwhelmed s
obama, the president of the united states of america, held a press conference 17 days ago and angrily called the nra liars. liars? really? this from a man who spent his entire reelection campaign saying he supported our second amendment rights. and would never try to take anyone's gun away. and he calls us liars? this from the president to repeatedly claimed that 40% of firearm sales don't involve a background check. that was never true. in the "washington post" gave him three pinocchio's for that one. he calls us liars? the biggest whopper of all is that 90% of americans support his background checks bill. the media can't rant and rave about anything else. 90% of americans don't want criminals and the mentally ill to get their hands on guns. i don't know what kind of polling they do down at the white house, but i do know this. when it comes to keeping guns out of the hands of violent criminals in the mentally deranged, nra members agree 100%. [applause] but mr. president, the bill you backed would not accomplish that goal. your bill, the bill you ordered was simply a maze of regula
talking about obama care medical pay roll tax. a new specific tax with obama care. it is it a noncompliance. austin, come on, man. >> you just stated two things that were the same thing . that is an increase on the capitol gains rate is the stame thing tried to portray as a second tax. >> it is going to medicare. >> there is no doubt there will be practical hicups like when they passed medicare d that free money that the bush administration giving out. there were logistical hicups and problems with that. over all the congressional budget is not forecasting that this will be a increase in the dev stit by any oh, boy. >> look at margins. >> i have to jump in here. >> austin, do me a fave error. >> calling it a logistical hicup. my god, you don't know what will happen to the middle class. what about the insurance premium fees and none of this is making healthcare better . doctors are turning patients away and it is not in full implementation. people trying to be helped are hurt in the end of the day. families don't really give a dam about families paying extra for med
president obama. he is not a much ignorant as dishonest. the president of the united states told the united states told a roomful of rich campaign donors in san francisco last month that the gun used at sandy hook elementary school was, a fully automatic eapon. a fully automatic weapon. that was not an innocent mistake. that was a deliberate deception. you know so my automatic firearms are not fully automatic. 40% of gun sales are conducted with the back rent check is false. even your beloved "washington post" called you out on that one. even universal background checks would not have prevented new town. the centerpiece of president obama's response to new town would not have prevented new town. it would not make a lick of difference in his hometown, either. you think that murderers and drug dealers and rapists and others in chicago or anywhere else are going to go to walmart for a federal background check women want to buy a gun? of course not. this would criminalize transfers of honest citizens. if you don't get eric holder's permission first, you go to ail. in other words, you are guilty
to succeed. >> axelrod: despite president obama's backing 27 of the 40 states that offer preschool education cut funding last year. bucking that trend is oklahoma, which is expanding its programs for children four years old and younger. maggie laguerre-wilkinson tells us about the public-private partnership that's getting top grades. >> reporter: when barbara powell's granddaughter, morgan, starting pre-k, powell was in awe at how much the three-year-old had taken in. >> they learn their a, b, cs, colors, shaims, sounds, writing. >> go job! >> reporter: for the past 15 years, oklahoma has offered public preschool for all four-year-olds, and 75% of them attend. that's the second highest rate in the nation. this program in tulsa goes further serving kids under four. >> apple. >> good job! >> reporter: it's called cap, community action practical and it targes low-income families. powell, who is working at a wendy's, iseration three of her grandchildren. this is not just a day care center. >> no, this is school. they learn. they learn a lot. >> reporter: that's because in oklahoma, everyone pre-
of us, but remember when president obama is giving the state of the union speech and the guy in the audience yells out -- you lie. you remember this. was made him say "you lie" the reference that president obama made to the fact that health care, this law, was not going to be readily available to anyone in this country illegally. it is not available for those who are here illegally and the congressman jumped up and said that. why do i raise this? of all the things president barack obama said in the speech that he had to disagree with, the thing that really got his eye was the very idea that the president would dare say that this would not happen. they know it is then they will fight. a few years ago, this health care issue already has this color-coded notion connected to it. now going forward, you have senators suggesting that you should not get health care on the other side of the citizenship fight. and to me about health care where we are heading for this particular community. >> that's why i'm happy to see elected from california because he sees things differently. new mem
. it is obvious that everyone of the obama administration would like to forget the night of september 11th, 20 12 when the united states consulate in bengazi, liba overrun. in the ensuing battle four americans were murder. ambassador chris stevens and shaun smith and former navev seals glen doubtery and ty wooled. the american medical journalia aided and abetted the cover up of a terrorist attack 17 days blamed by the obama team on a snippet of a utube video and the spontanous mob mad about it the facts neverapped added up. i was one of the very first voice to put it bluntly. not saying it lightly and not saying it to be sensational. your government lied to you. there is no doubt what so ever that there was intelligence and information that led to the clear conclusion that something brewing. i haven't been proven wrong despite val attempts and collusion between it is press, state department and white house ask highly placed military officials holding politically sensitive positions. this week after stellar reporting by the news division reveal would that whistle-blowers in the federal were poised
, this morning to give the commencement address at ohio state university. one year ago this day, president obama kicked off his re-election campaign at the same school. as many as 70,000 people are expected to attend today's ceremony and more than 10,000 students will get their diplomas. thank you for watching "state of the union" i'm candy crowley in washington. head to for analysis and extras. if you missed any part of today show, find us on itunes, search state of the union. fareed zakaria "gps" is next for our viewers here in the united states. >>> this is "gps the global public square." welcome to all of you in the united states and around the world, i'm fareed zakaria. let's start the show with a look at syria, guantanamo and how to fix what ailes us in america. we have a terrific panel, richard haass, joe klein and anne-marie slaughter. next, lm
? >>> president obama gave the commencement address at ohio state university today. he told them they should not give up when they fail at something because nothing worth doing happens overnight. the president has close ties to the university. he held a rally there to kick off his re-election campaign a year ago today. he also got an honorary doctorate. >>> to the mideast where with events are ratcheting up tensions in the region. today another israeli air strike rocked a damascus suburb hitting a scientific research center. an act a syrian official calls a declaration of war by israel. this after thursday's israeli air strikes in that country and there is a suspicion of use of chemical weapons in syria. candy crawly hosts cnn's "state of the union." will this put more pressure on the white house to do something about the ongoing civil war? congressman peter king was on your show earlier and he urged caution. >> i have real concerns. so much time has gone by and to, unfortunately, to a large extent al qaeda elements have a lot of control within the rebel movement. my concern is by arming the
. thousands of homes are still being threatened. >>> president obama gave the commencement address at ohio state university today. he told the buckeye grads that in the face of tragedies like the boston bombing, americans pull together. >> thank you. we've seen courage and compassion. a sense of civic duty and a recognition we are not a collection of strangers. we are bound to one another by a set of ideals and laws and commitment and a deep devotion to this country that we love. and that's what citizenship is. >> the president has close ties to the university. he held a rally there to kick off his re-election campaign a year ago today. >>> all right. despite a soggy track, the favorite horse, orb, is the winner of the kentucky derby. the horse has won five races in a row and will be among the favorites heading into the preakness. the next race in the triple crown. orb came from the rear crossing that finish line first. the man who rode orb celebrating his first kentucky derby win. >>> plea deal for the boston bombing suspect? it could happen. the government could take the death penalty of
obama's proposals and fearing for the future of the second amendment picked up their phones and joined the national rifle association. [applause] in the end united states senators realized that their constituents actually do count. just because a president wants something doesn't mean they should salute and give it to him. they realized that because of you and millions of others made it clear that you're as prepared as ever to stand and fight for our freedoms. [applause] by the time it was over, we had a million new members. and we had turned the tide. [applause] i stand here today to thank you and to let you know that those of us you've honored by trusting us represent and speak for you during these challenging times are grateful for what you helped accomplish. as your president, you can tell -- i can tell you that we've been blessed to have wayne as our commander in chief during this phase of struggle to protect our constitutional rights. [applause] today's n.r.a. exists in large part because of wayne. and our opponents knew that to destroy it and the second amendment, their going to
. obama won by 5 in the electoral college. there are a lot of states where the black vote doesn't play as big. if you think colorado is the most important state you could argue because it was obama's 270th electoral vote, the black population there is very small. >> we're up against a break, but i want to get into also the other components of the obama coalition. talking about latinos, young people and women. talk about a lot of things after this. white marks or worries. [ man ] on in 5! [ female announcer ] it works as hard as you do... to outlast your day. [ man ] action! wow! [ female announcer ] secret outlast clear gel is better than the next leading invisible solid on white marks. secret outlast clear gel. ♪ the middle of this special moment and i need to run off to the bathroom. ♪ i'm fed up with always having to put my bladder's needs ahead of my daughter. ♪ so today, i'm finally talking to my doctor about overactive bladder symptoms. [ female announcer ] know that gotta go feeling? ask your doctor about prescription toviaz. one toviaz pill a day significantly reduces sud
. he accuses the obama administration of trying to suppress them. >> they're scared to death of what the state department is doing to them. look. we're the other branch of government. they need to be able to reveal this type of information. >> the obama administration denied those accusations several times. press secretary jay carney said last week the white house is not aware of any agency attempts to keep any potential witnesses from coming forward. elizabeth prann with more from the d.c. bureau. >> reporter: ahead of wednesday's house hearing response to the terrorist attack that cost four american lives in benghazi, we're getting a peek into one of the whistle blowers' testimony. the house oversight committee releasing a transcript of the interview of the deputy chief of the mission at the ambassador in libya, gregory hicks. he's scheduled to speak at the hearing on wednesday. included in his new testimony he reports, quote, i think everybody in the mission thought it was a terrorist attack from the beginning. i never reported a demonstration. i reported an attack on the consulat
] >> president obama, the president of the united states, had a press conference 17 days ago and angrily called the nra liars. liars? really? this from a man who spent his entire reelection campaign saying he supported our second amendment rights. and would never try to take anyone's gun away. and he calls us liars. who from the president repeatedly claims that 40% of fire arms sales to not involve a background check. that was never true. post close "ington --e the president 3 pinno gave the washington post" the president three pinocchio's. my favorite line is that 90% of americans support his background check bill. raved aboutnnot anything else. what kind of pulling they do in the white house but i do know this, when it comes to keeping guns out of the hands of violent criminals and the mentally deranged the nra agrees 100%. host: 1 you're listening to that clips as this -- -- one viewer listening to that clip says this -- betty from louisburg, virginia. betty is on the democratic line, good morning. youer: most gun owners, don't hear in the media about gun owners protecting themselves. in our
now. coming back from making the commencement speech at ohio state university. again, president obama expected to land any moment now. for the second time in three days, today's air strikes set off a series of explosions just west of the. martin fletcher live for us. martin, first of all, what led israel to strike yet again. >> saying that if the syrians transfer -- began to transfer any weapons that called game changing weapons to hezbollah and lebanon, they would strike. they have acknowledged it was their planes that attacked syrian targets two and three days. the rockets, iranian made rockets being transferred to hezbollah in lebanon. war planes attacked the source of those rockets. there was a huge explosion earlier, very early this morning. apparently the rockets were destroyed and maybe other weapons destroyed too. israel attacked because they could not bear the thought of those weapons being transferred to its enemies in lebanon then potentially in the future being used against israel. so israel decided not to wait for the weapons to be transferred to lebanon but to strike bef
in southern california. >> heather: president obama giving the commencement address at ohio state university. president urging graduates to participate in the political process. break the cynicism regarding the nation's future. >> gregg: back to the top story. new reaction from u.s. officials just hours after israel launches a new round of air strikes on targets in syria. reportedly targeting a shipment of iranian made missiles that were on their way to hezbollah militant group based in lebanon. those attacks unleashed massive explosions in the capital of damascus and raising fears. steve is standing by live in washington. what is the status of the white house on syria. >> it puts more pressure on the white house. no additions zisz have been made. chuck hagel did say last week the u.s. is considering the possibility of arming the rebels. there is not much appetite to put troops on the ground in syria. the president indicating that is not likely to happen. >> i don't take options off the table as commander in chief. circumstances can change. what i do know is that i cannot see a scenario righ
activist in england. >>> president obama is traveling to columbus, ohio, to give the commencement address at osu, ohio state university. more than 10,000 students will get their diplomas. might be no surprise he's speaking at osu. exactly one year ago he kicked off his re-election campaign at the university and later won ohio in november's election, of course. >>> cooler temperatures are help hadding firefighters get the aupper hand on the wildfire that raced to the specific ocean at this point in ventura county, california. the spring fire and now nearly 60% contained. fire officials say rain forecast for later today could certainly be a big help to them. since thursday, 28,000 ache aers have gone up and 35 homes and other buildings have been damaged. wishing them the best there. >>> you know, the mom who disappeared for 11 years and resurfaced this week is a in florida jail right now. brenda heist turned herself into authorities on friday. accused of violating probation, forgery and giving a false name to police. earlier this week, though, she told police that she was a missing person.
that the foreign policy plan supported by the late ambassador and former secretary of state of of the clinton must is regarded by president obama for political reasons. he argues the conflict over the afghanistan policy has weakened america's ability to shape policy in south asia and the middle east. this program is about an hour. >> welcome to "after words" and especially vali nasr. it's a treat to see you after a long time away. i did enjoy your book for perhaps different reasons i will go through that but i wanted to thank you very much for coming in today. vali nasr is the dean of the school of the advanced international studies at johns hopkins and the author of the book "the dispensable nation," which i have here, american foreign policy in retreat. vali nasr is an american political commentator, scholar of contemporary islam. he has briefed president, congress, many influential and not so influential people. he was born in tehran in 1960 and his family's can't the united states after the evolution. he has a bachelor's and master's degree from the fletcher school of the diplomacy and earned
bit later this afternoon. >>> president obama, meanwhile, is going to columbus, ohio, this morning to give the commencement address at ohio state university. we know as many as 70,000 people are expected to attend. more than 10,000 students will get their diplomas, by the way. might be no surprise he's speaking at osu. exactly one year ago today he kicked off his re-election campaign at the university and, of course, later won ohio in november's election. >>> today's cinco de mayo people celebrating. now contrary to popular belief, i just want you to sound smarter for the rest of the day. this is not about mexico's independence day. the date commemorates mexico's victory over the french in the 1860s. today the holiday isn't celebrated but people here in the u.s. will celebrate with food, parade and maybe a margarita or two. >>> you know, it's raining, like cats and dogs here in atlanta. i was slipping all over the road heading into work today. just ponding everywhere. that's a live look at what's going on. alexandria steele, however is this going to last? is the weekend a wash? >>
reagan 1983 with a strategic defense speech. we just had obama say yes we have to be felt strategic defenses in the northwest part of the united states. 32 years we still don't have a fully deployed missile defense system. phill talks about repealing of a treaty that we used to have with the soviet union because there hasn't been a soviet union for nine years at that time. we still don't have a fully deployed missile defense system. 1981 went over, met with the ranking republicans in the house, bob michael was in the minority leader and chaired the session and was just asking have you done this mandate for leadership what is going to be your main project going on going on in the new congress to work together. >> they have the 600 ship navy that's come down through the newly elected president ronald reagan and his inaugural address. we talked about other things and i said of course we are going to be talking about social security reform. >> that was 81. well, by 2005 we had a president in the white house who wasn't successful but at least he had the guts to go round the country and s
't be delivered upon. >> i want to play this, matt. this is president obama in mexico recognizing the kind of market relationship and international market relationship. let's take a listen and i'll have you respond. >> the united states, we recognize our spoblts. we recognize that the root cause of violence happening here in mexico for which so many mexicans has suffered. is the demand for illegal drugs? the united states. so we've got to continue to make progress on that front. >> so what do you think? >> i think he mispronounced prohibition of. these are two very importantly different categories. the president has not -- don't look at his actions. he said for two or three years now, we're no longer using the terminology war on drugs. well, great. i don't like the terminology war. i believe in what wilco said, there's a war on war. let's do it that way. look at what he's done. he spends more money prosecuting the war on drugs. he's busted up more medical marijuana dispensaries by a lot than george w. bush had. they're spending more money in latin america than george w. bush did. >> why? t
corporate fascism, the next to last free states radio, the next-to-last independent newspaper raising hell, the next-to-last independent bookstore with a mind of its own, the next to last leftie looking for obama nirvana. [laughter] the first day of the wall street occupation set forth upon this continent a new revolutionary nation. [applause] >> in addition to its own programming as -- of artist talks, meridian has been a downtown host for san francisco states well-known port trees center. recent luminaries have included david meltzer, steve dixon, and jack hirsch man. >> you can black as out of the press, blog and arrest us, tear gas, mace, and shoot us, as we know very well, you will, but this time we're not turning back. we know you are finished. desperate, near the end. hysterical in your flabbergastlyness. amen. >> after the readings, the crowd headed to a reception upstairs by wandering through the other gallery rooms in the historic home. the third floor is not usually reserved for just parties, however. it is the stage for live performances. ♪ under the guidance of musical curat
incidents in afghanistan. president barack obama this morning is on his way to ohio where he'll give his first commencement address of 2013 at ohio state university. we want to start today with the latest developments in syria this morning. israeli warplanes conducted an air strike inside syria early this morning. the second such strike in just about two days. a senior u.s. official tells nbc news that the target was a military research facility north of damascus. this follows an
. 42% of americans do not know that obama care is still law. on top of that most states opted not to set up individual exchanges, prompting the federal government to do that. a lot of states turned down the expansion of medicaid. it is not clear that the law will deliver and carry through on the promises the president said it would. i am a little struck that he has not used his bully pulpit more to inform the american public of their rights of that law. host: linda feldmann, white house correspondent with "the christian science monitor," serving as their mama -- moscow bureau chief in the late 1980's and 1990's. larry, atlanta. caller: how are you this morning? was nancy pelosi talking about health care or chinese food? we have sure got a train wreck. i will take the comment of the air. host: anything you want to say? guest: as the president pointed out, the law has already intersected 85% of the public. lots of people are happy with that law. people with adult children just out of college, just out of high school in the world of work, without health insurance, can remain on a
that were done during the bush era that the president -- president obama specifically outlawed were part of what reradicalized, i believe -- >> let me -- >> some guys will say we did it because of drone attacks. as tom cotton says there's always an excuse to attack the united states. >> the backdrop of all of this, harold ford jr., is what the president is facing in terms of his own leadership in his second term as he builds a legacy. at a press conference this week in which one of our colleagues asked do you still have the juice to get it done. this is part of what he said. >> i think it comes to no surprise not only to the american people but even members of congress themselves that right now things are pretty dysfunctional up on capitol hill. >> you seem to suggest that somehow these folks over there have no responsibilities and that my job is to somehow get them to behave. that's their job. >> is he a lame duck, harold? >> no. he, i think -- no. i sense his frustration. but that frustration has to be chaneled, i think, in a more positive way. there's a leadership void in this city on
expansive and unfortunately, the red line that the president of the united states wrote was written in disappearing ink. >> shannon: one of the g.o.p.'s leaders on national security puts pressure on the obama administration to take decisive action in syria, as israel shows an apparent readiness to strike out alone. today, the israeli government reportedly launched a new strike at syria on what is believed to be iranian-made missiles bound for hezbollah. and they say they must defend their people by all available means. we have live fox team coverage on the rising
. the law would allow states to require that big companies with at least $1 million in sales can collect taxes. proponents of this measure like the obama administration say it would help level the playing field between small, local businesses have have been str struggling for years to compete with big companies like amazon and ebay. opponents say it would create more hassles for smaller companies because they will have to navigate a web of taxes. the exemption for smaller companies, some say it should be raised up to $10 million in sales so only the really big companies are affected by this bill. let's listen to him explain his position earlier this week. >> at the end of the day it's not going to impact our company buzz the marketplace will still sell, but larger sellers will benefit at the cost of smaller sellers. that's a case we're advocating for the small guys so they can continue to compete. >> reporter: he says he wants to see this only affect companies with more than 50 employees. don? >> so a ththena, how much will consumers be affected if the bill becomes law? >> that depends o
, held at ohio state university, you are taking a look at the school there. the president will speak to 10,000 students. president obama just returned to the u.s. yesterday after a three day trip to mexico and costa rica. the ohio state speech will be held at the stadium. he is scheduled to speak to two other ceremonies as will. the one at navel academy and all male school morehouse college in atlanta. >> new information about a story we first told you about yesterday here. seven u.s. soldiers killed in two attack in afghanistan. five killed by a bomb in southern afghanistan, two others killed when an afghan army soldier turned his weapon on his trainers. the attacks come a week after the taliban announced the start of its spring offensive. >>> a woman who lost her husband in a cargo plane crash in afghanistan is sharing his story. 33-year-old first officer jamie brokehaw was among 7 people who died when a plane crashed monday. he is heading to dubai. he was from michigan. his wife said he inspired people all around the world while serving in the military. >> he brought out the best
at the increased involvement, two strikes in three days in israel, what does that say about what the obama administration should do? >> in the marine corps, the drill instructor said never point a weapon at someone unless you're willing to pull the trigger. the president of the united states said there was a clear red line and to most people the line has been crossed. he should never have crossed a red line. second of all, it was a green light to do anything sort of that. chemical weapons are pretty terrible, but isn't it terrible when you massacre over 70,000 people, drive a million into refugee camps? those seemed to have been acceptable to thissed a min strags, and it's deplorabldeplo. >> what do you think the message is when israel is acting and the u.s. is not? >> i think that it will probably put more pressure on this administration. but one of the things i worry about is incremental. i saw this in the vietnam war, incremental escalation. we need to have a game-changing action. and that is in oamerican boots op the ground, establish a safe zone and to protect it and to supply weapons
and i'll tell you a little bit about what i did in the obama administration at the also about what the next generation might look like. i want to emphasize for the privilege i had to have the job i ended up with when i was her stating around the state and are hoping to date by now other of two young children. she asked me, and i think this was a test to see if it maybe could be a day. she said if you could have any job in the world, what would it be? is subsequently found she was hoping i would say at the center field for boston red dots are the e. street band with bruce springsteen. i can't remember she does a little better than i do. i got this starry faraway look in my eye and i said ira. and she said, what the is ira? should have used a four letter word other than hack. amazes me that the second date. my job in government was to head the office of information and regulation affairs. the office servers use on the federal regulation. so it was thought by the department of interior or the environmental protection agency the department of state. unless there has an exception and ex
it is republican or democrat, for the eight years in the bush administration for the five years of the obama administration, they're has been a feeling among the political elite, among the political science elite and among the decision making that the united states must be engaged globally for the way that we defend ourselves as either with military overseas or with influence overseas. but we must be engaged globally. the problem is that the american public is not willing to pay for that. we have our old money. we have professional money to hire soldiers to go and do that. so there is a fundamental disconnect. a strategic disconnect and what that leads to is the military and the political elite in the country doing things without open access of the public. i don't know if you've noticed or not but there hasn't been a casualty in the news for several years now. every time a person is killed in afghanistan, and by the way, wounded and no longer reported in the news every time it is reported as a nato casualty yet to find out what country they are from and we stopped reporting the mass casualti
launched an attack on a scientific research facility outside damascus. the state tv suggested that it was part of an effort to aid rebels in the area. israel said it would not allow the regime to have extremist group like hezbollah. president obama backed the view. he said he supported israel view and ability to knock out any transfers of weapons to group like hezbollah. the latest airstrike is the second attack if the past few days by israeli jets in syria. they knock out shipment of long range ground to ground missiles this was reportedly bound for fighters in leb bonn. other countries are keeping an eye on the use of chemical weapons. this has people concerned. as syria spiraling out of control it will raise concern level going forward. >> thank you. >> alisyn: all right. more news. seven u.s. troops were killed saturday in separate attacks in afghanistan. five killed when the vehicle was struck by the roadside bomb. later, afghan soldier turned his fun on the u.s. troops killing two of them. taliban claimed responsibility. it comes a week after the taliban launched a sprin
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